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Sample Department Assistant - London

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Sample Department Assistant to join our flagship showroom based at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London on a part-time basis covering two to three days per week (Thursday and Friday necessary).

The Sample Department Assistant will work within the showroom team to ensure the showroom runs smoothly and efficiently. Whilst maintaining high standards of organisation, you will be expected to support with the day to day running of the showroom sample department. The successful candidate should be friendly, proactive and helpful with a keen interest in textiles and the interiors industry. Previous experience is preferable but not essential.

Main responsibilities:

  • Preparing sample packs for customers
  • Ensuring the sample library is kept up to date on a daily basis
  • Dealing with customer enquiries and sample orders efficiently and promptly
  • Supporting and assisting colleagues, helping clients where necessary
  • Support with the day to day running of the Showroom, ensuring it is well presented at all times
  • Being knowledgeable and familiar with products, being able to offer an effective and accurate answer to customer questions

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, with outstanding English language, written and spoken
  • Active interest in interior design or textiles with a creative eye
  • Be highly organised and able to prioritise
  • Good attention for detail
  • A proactive team worker with a flexible attitude and the ability to use one’s initiative
  • A friendly and welcoming approach with outstanding customer service skills
  • IT competent with the ability to use Microsoft Office: Word & Excel
  • Previous experience in a similar role/ the interiors industry is desirable but not essential
  • The successful candidate will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, will be well presented and enjoy working as a member of a busy, proactive team.

Salary dependant on experience

If you believe you have the relevant skills that match our role,please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role.Please email these torecruitment@romo.comfor the attention of the Showroom Manager.